Seabird ecology (1 session, Tuesday 10am)

Arctic Skua. ondrejprosicky /
Nick Moran, Kate Fox, Viola Ross-Smith
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 10:00 to 11:45
Fully booked

Learn about the ecology of and threats faced by our internationally important breeding seabirds.

This course involves one online session of roughly one hour 45 minutes, with a trainer:participant ratio of about 1:30. Participants' microphones are muted during the session but there will be plenty of opportunities to interact and ask questions.

The training will be run by BTO staff Nick Moran, Kate Fox and Viola Ross-Smith, all experienced birdwatchers, surveyors and trainers.

In order to participate you will need broadband of sufficient speed to view live video, and a computer with sound and ideally a webcam, or a tablet.

The session will cover the following:

Seabird ecology
Tuesday 27 June, 10:00-11:45am

The session will begin by looking at the ecology and conservation status of our breeding seabirds, with a focus on auks, gulls and terns. The second part of the session will spotlight the fascinating movements and other new insights that BTO tracking work has revealed about Lesser Black-backed Gull and Arctic Skua.


COST: Thanks to the generous support received for the Our Lost Seabirds appeal, we are able to offer this course free of charge.

After booking you should receive an automatic confirmation email. If this doesn’t arrive, please check your spam/junk email folder and if it is not there, or you have any other questions or booking issues, please email us at training [at]